Thursday, October 12, 2006

The closing of the western mind

The murder of Anna Politkovskaya has rightly received a great deal of coverage west of Moscow. From afar, we are appalled at how Russia has dealt with one of its dissident reporters.

We'd never stoop that low of course.

By the way, have you heard of Yasser Salihee?

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